BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

With the latest theories and practical approaches to management, BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised business qualification designed to help plan, execute and evaluate your own work and the work of your team.


With the latest theories and practical approaches to management, BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised business qualification designed to help plan, execute and evaluate your own work and the work of your team. Exploring the critical capabilities that make an effective manager, this program is divided into three distinct sections that cover the management of business, performance and people.

Course Outcome

Potential career pathways for graduates of this qualification include roles such as a Business Manager, Human Resources Manager or Sales Team Manager. Previous graduates of this program have gone on to roles ranging from clerical and administrative roles to professional and management roles across a wide variety of industries including Public Administration and Safety, Health Care and Social Assistance as well as Education and Training. These roles can be self-fulfilling and rewarding as they give people the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in almost countless situations across many different industries. By participating in this program, you can expect to attain the following outcomes:

About this course:
National Code

BSB50420 Course fees: $13750

  • Learn how to be a role model for your colleagues by leading effectively and with influence.
  • Learn how to manage operations and resources.
  • Develop general leadership skills such as critical thinking and emotional intelligence.

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Entry Requirement

  • Education – Year 12 HSC or equivalent Level of qualification or above and;
  • Age – 18 Years or above and;
  • Academic – Student must fulfil at least one of the following conditions:
  • IELTS score of 5.5 bands overall with min. of 5.0 bands in each section or;
  • Upper intermediate or;
  • EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre or;
  • VET course equivalent to Certificate IV or above in Australia

Note: Students who do not meet the English requirement as above will be subject to LLN Test/screening

Assessment Method

Assessments may include combination of written tests, group discussions and oral communication presentations, case study, written reports, research and reports (web based as well field based), final projects/assignment, and final written exams.

It is recommended that students consider assessments preparation an outside of classroom activity.

Delivery arrangements

All training will take place at the Austech Business Institute training facilities. Learning will be delivered onsite under face-to-face training arrangement.Units of competency are delivered individually.

Prior to commencement, students will provided with class timetable. Students are encourage to attend orientation session where staff will outline the learning and assessment processes, support services and other relevant information. This forms part of the general orientation that Austech Business Institute provides as part of student onboarding process.

Who should apply for this course and why?

This course is suitable for individuals:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in organisation learning and capability development.
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector.
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.

Credit Transfer

Students with an Australian VET qualification will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer provided their qualification and units of competency match exactly with the units delivered. Credit Transfer process is subject to approval and managed by our internal team.


Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, such as the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

Units of Competency

To be awarded the BSB50420 Diploma of  Leadership and Management, participants must complete a total of 12 units of competency, consisting of 6 core and 6 elective units.


Unit Code

 Unit Title

Unit Type


Communicate with influence



Develop critical thinking in others



Lead and manage effective workplace relationships



Manage business operational plans



Develop and use emotional intelligence



Manage team effectiveness



Manage people performance



Manage business risk



Manage personal and professional development



Manage Meetings



Ensure a safe workplace for a work area



Lead communication in the workplace



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